Tyres for electric cars Do electric cars need special tyres? How to choose the best tyres for electric cars? we are here to help. First, what you need to know is that Electric car tyres have to cope with extra vehicle weight, rapid acceleration (torque), no engine noise and battery drain. Fitting your EV with the best electric car tyres ensures you get optimal performance from your vehicle in terms of range, longevity (mileage), silence in the cab and driving experience, in safety (1). And you know what? All MICHELIN tyres are suitable for EVs. Find yours.